The name Maserati conjures up thoughts of exotic, sexy sports cars made for the autostrada, twisty mountain roads and European romance and intrigue. The Maserati brothers were involved in the automobile business since the early 20th century, long before forming the Maserati marque in 1926. They built their reputation on svelte, sleek offerings like the […]
Most historians consider Germany to be the birthplace of automotive engineering, since Benz and Otto started their experiments with four-stroke internal combustion engines in the late 1870s. By the turn of the century, Germany was ahead of the curve, with about 900 cars a year being produced. Advances like overhead cams, disc brakes, multi-valve setups, […]
Popular Porsche Models For most people, the term “vintage Porsche” instantly conjures up an image of a six-figure exotic car that’s off-limits to anyone other than the elites. That doesn’t always have to be the case, though. Admittedly Porsche had a few misfires over the years, but there are plenty of vintage Porsches out there […]
Italy forged its reputation in racing in the early 1900s, with creations like the monstrous 1729 cubic inch 4-cylinder “Beast of Turin,” which set a speed record of 116 mph all the way back in 1911. The Beast’s engine produced 300 horsepower, with innovations like pressure oiling, four valves per cylinder and overhead cams (well […]
European engineers were thinking about four-wheeled mobility as far back as the late 1700s, when they first began to tinker with powered vehicles. Steam, combustion and electrical power all had their day in the 19th century, but it took pioneers like Henry Ford, Ransom Olds, the Duryea brothers , Gottlieb Daimler, Wilhelm Maybach and Nikolaus […]
We have our first full product line loaded into the new site which is Fabspeed Motorsports. Please check through categories at all the awesome products they carry as I’m sure you’ll be blown away by the craftsmanship put therein.
Hello and welcome to the all new Mark Douglas Motorworks.com! We’ve come along way as a shop and are more the pleased with the feedback we’re getting with our customers, so much so that we’re taking our little venture online. So please without further ado, take a look through our new web shop and let […]